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2024-07-10 10:30:00 2024-07-10 11:00:00 America/Chicago Family Storytime (Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event. Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A

Wednesday, July 10
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2024-07-10 10:30:00 2024-07-10 11:00:00 America/Chicago Family Storytime (Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event. Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A

Ottawa Street Branch

Youth Program Room 253 A

(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes |

TAGS: | stories | songs |

Ottawa Street Branch

Phone: 815-740-2660

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We're open 9:00AM to 5:00PM


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Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Mon, Jul 22, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
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Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
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Mon, Jul 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
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Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
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Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

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Wed, Jul 31, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Wed, Jul 31, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
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Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our 30 minute personal tech help sessions.
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Wed, Jul 31, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
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Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our 30 minute personal tech help sessions.
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Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
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Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Thu, Aug 01, 5:45pm - 8:30pm
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Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
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Sat, Aug 03, 9:30am - 11:30am
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Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Mon, Aug 05, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
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Mon, Aug 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Mon, Aug 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 9:30am - 12:00pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Thu, Aug 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
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Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 5 and up with adult) The library will supply Lego™ bricks for free play and the occasional challenge! Are you up for it?

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
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Thu, Aug 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E
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Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Sat, Aug 10, 9:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
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Sat, Aug 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
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Mon, Aug 12, All day
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Mon, Aug 12, All day
Online
(Adults, registration required) Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Aug 12, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Aug 12, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Aug 12, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Aug 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 5 and up with adult) The library will supply Lego™ bricks for free play and the occasional challenge! Are you up for it?

Mon, Aug 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Aug 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
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Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
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(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Wed, Aug 14, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch
Local musicians of all levels Local musicians of all levels are welcomed to join in, share and create. The Joliet Library's Musician's Club is a place for anyone who writes or plays music of any kind.

Thu, Aug 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Aug 15, 5:45pm - 8:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
Join WriteOn members in a safe, comfortable and supportive atmosphere to share your work, and constructive feedback so that everyone can benefit from our shared knowledge.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Joliet Public Library Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Sat, Aug 17, 9:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Mon, Aug 19, All day
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Aug 19, All day
Online
(Adults, registration required) Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Aug 19, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Aug 19, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Aug 19, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Aug 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 5-12) Hang out with friends or make some new ones while you try out a different project each week. We'll have materials available for you to explore, with larger equipment rotating weekly.